Lakeside Waste From Energy

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st June 2018.

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Photo of Adam Afriyie Adam Afriyie Conservative, Windsor

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has identified waste disposal facilities in south-east England with like-for-like spare capacity to deal with the closure of Lakeside Energy from Waste in the event of a third runway being constructed at Heathrow.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government has not sought to identify specific like for like energy from waste facilities to manage the loss of the Lakeside plant. DEFRA’s assessment used publicly available data on waste disposal held by the Environment Agency to confirm that the Lakeside energy from waste plant is not a strategic asset.

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